Includes a wrap-up of 2010's ARRA activity, a look ahead to 2011, and an in-depth analysis of ARRA reporting.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on education and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database.
Join the Coalition for a College and Career Ready America at 11 am EDT for its monthly webinar discussing the findings in the report, "Transforming Teacher Education Through Clinical Practice: A National Strategy to Prepare Effective Teachers."
Before the newly elected members of Congress begin work, the current Congress must return to Washington to complete some unfinished business. Among the work to be done is to wrap up the annual appropriations bills that fund all aspects of the federal government, including education programs.
While future funding of the Race to the Top (RTTT) program will be debated in the lame duck session and the new Congress, the already awarded Race to the Top funds may be in jeopardy in some states.
If you've tried to find information on the U.S. Department of Education's website in the past and found it cumbersome, you weren’t the only one. The Department recently launched a new web site that promises to bring together much of the formerly hidden data, and to combine it in a way that users can line up data about specific states.
With such a large investment in Title 1 school improvement grants, it's worth taking a look into where these funds are going and how they are being spent. Based on an intensive review of the data available from states, here are ten things worth knowing about this important new funding source.
Includes articles analyzing how Title 1 school improvement grant money is being used, information about the Department of Education's new data site, the questionable future of RTTT winning states, and more!
Join the Coalition for a College and Career Ready America (CCCRA) less than 48 hours after the polls close to see how the midterm elections have changed the political landscape for education policy.
Stay up-to-date on important education summits and conferences in the D.C. area.
To help address lack of parental involvement in many U.S. schools, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently recommended doubling the amount of federal Title I funds to support parent involvement. However, at least one district isn’t waiting, and has already tapped into its stimulus dollars to address this need.